Augsburg 1626 thaler Dav-5024

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Sincona sale 23, lot 2080
This specimen was lot 2080 in Sincona sale 23 (Zurich, May 2015), where it sold for 275 CHF (about US$346 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Augsburg, Stadt, Taler 1626. Titel Ferdinand II. Sehr schön-gutes sehr schön. (Germany, city of Augsburg, thaler of 1626, struck in the name of Ferdinand II, very fine or better.)"
This type was struck 1626 only and is a fairly common issue for this locale. The pine cone is the symbol of the city.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28.79 g.

Catalog reference: KM 27.2, Dav-5024, Forster 182.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 23, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.

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